From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South

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Rich with the voices of black and white southern workers, From Rights to Economics shows how ardently African Americans have had to continue fighting for economic parity in the decades since the civil rights legislation of the 1960s.Using oral histories and case studies that focus on black activism throughout the entire South, award-winning historian Timothy Minchin examines the work of grassroots groups--including the Southern Regional Council and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund--who struggled with the economic dimensions ...

From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South 2007, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813030920

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